10 Tidy Habits That Will Change Your Life

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You don’t have to be a clean freak to have a super tidy home; it all comes down to your mindset when cleaning your home. With that, these ten tidy habits from Brittany Vasseur on Youtube will absolutely make your life easier. When you apply these habits to your daily cleaning routine, the difference will be so apparent that your cleaning time will not be the same anymore. Watch the video below to learn these.


#1 Never leave a room empty-handed

Always bring back things to the place they belong. Every time you leave a room, try to grab something to bring with you and place it back in its place.

Don't leave a room empty-handed to avoid clutter
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#2 Clean a little at a time

Instead of waiting several weeks for all of your laundries to pile up, do a couple of small loads a week. This way, it’s more manageable, gonna take a lot less time, and it’s less of a burden. This also applies to your dishes, don’t wait for them to pile up, wash a dish after your use.

#3 Set a routine

Tidy people always have a set routine for cleaning. Think about your schedule and where you could build in a little bit of cleaning time every day or every few days.

#4 Don’t clutter your space

Don’t over decorate and don’t overstuff your space.


#5 Clean first, rest later

Do what you have to do first, then relax after, because once you start relaxing, it becomes so challenging to get the motivation to get up and start cleaning.

#6 Get others involved

Don’t let the entire burden of cleaning fall to you, get people involved in ways that they can.

#7 Have a place for everything

If everything has a place, you know exactly where to put it back.

#8 Work smarter, not harder

You can try to follow hacks and shortcuts and make your life easier. For example, you can get a robot vacuum. This alone can cut up to 10 minutes of your cleaning time every single day.

#9 Always be decluttering

Decluttering is not just something you do one time and it’s over with, you have to constantly be on the lookout for clutter hot spots that are happening. You could also donate or give things away that you no longer use.

#10 Don’t have kids

When you have kids, it becomes harder to keep your home clean. If you do have kids just know that things are not always going to be clean all the time. You should set a new standard of cleaning when you have kids.

Having kids can make your house messier
Image credits: Brittany Vasseur via Youtube

10 Tidy Habits That Will Change Your Life

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